Mouthwash kills bad breath-causing bacteria in the mouth but too much use has been linked to a higher risk of developing diabetes and prediabetes. How can use of the antibacterial fluid cause these metabolic disorders?
Public Health November 25, 2017
Baltimore mother Shanda Flemming was furious when her 9-year-old son Michael came home from school in tears, with a swollen mouth, and with three of his teeth missing.
Public Health January 26, 2017
Uninsured kids received free dental services at Kool Smiles in Baltimore. The event called 'Sharing Smiles Day' provided kids with free tooth extraction, filling, root canal procedures and dental health education.
Public Health May 16, 2016
The oral health of kids in the UK is becoming worse, an NHS report states. The rate of extraction due to severe tooth decay rose in the past four years, signifying lack of adequate primary care.
LIFE February 29, 2016
The oral bacteria that cause gum disease may be linked to the development of esophageal cancer. The study sheds light in the importance of oral hygiene and measures to promote dental health.
LIFE February 28, 2016
Packages of sugary snacks and drinks should contain photos of dental decay warnings, similar to those in cigarette packs, says Prof. Nigel Hunt of the RCS.
LIFE July 15, 2015
Chewing spearmint gum for ten minutes removes an amount of germs comparable to those achieved by brushing the teeth and flossing, findings of a new study show.
LIFE January 27, 2015
Is economic standing telling of oral health? Yes, according to a study, showing people in low-income bracket are likelier to have dental problems than the rich.
Society November 20, 2014
During workout, athletes exhibited reduced saliva production and changes in the acidity of their spit, which could lead to tooth decay. Oral cavities also tend to be more prevalent in athletes who train more often and for longer hours.
LIFE September 24, 2014
Olympians are the epitome of the ideal human body and capability but they are not so great where dental health is concerned. It appears that many Olympians have neglected their oral health, bad enough to bar them from joining the games.
LIFE May 18, 2014